What does it cost to be a nurse where you live?
Childcare, housing, transport and utility costs make it hard for many nurses and students to stick with the profession, and the financial burden varies across the UK
- Nurses’ salaries are not keeping up with rising prices and the gap is wider for some than for others
- Practical advice on how you can minimise the adverse impact your nursing education and career can have on your finances
- Childcare is one of the biggest outgoings for nurses, and shift patterns make it even more expensive, disadvantaging many nurses’ families
Unprecedented strike action by nurses in the NHS in recent months shows the scale of unhappiness in the profession on the issue